Vanille & Noisette
A French cream liqueur with vanilla and hazelnut flavours – truly la crème de la crème! Available in original and Tourbée (peated) versions.
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What's in it
- Cow Milk
La Capricieuse Vanille & Noisette is almost a dessert in its own right. Rich, creamy, and sweet, it’s a delight for the senses. Drink it over crushed ice, as accompaniment to dessert – a zingy red fruit tart would counterbalance it nicely, while going for a crème brûlée will sink you into the most blissful of food comas!Back to shop
When you smell La Capricieuse Vanille & Noisette, the sweet, nutty aromas will envelop your nose in a wave of delicate bakery notes.
When you taste La Capricieuse Vanille & Noisette, the rich creamy base will provide a perfect base for the sweet, soft vanilla notes – offset by gravelly smoke tones in the peated version.
Located in the centre of France, Berry is a peaceful, ancient region, full of green fields and farmland. Historically known as the birthplace of many great kings, it is now well-known today as the birthplace of goat cheese! The most famous cheese, Crottin de Chavignol, originated here in the 16th century. La Capricieuse is produced in Corrèze, in the south of this region, sourcing their cow milk from Limoges and their goat milk from Valençay.
La crème de la crème
Having created two lines of liqueurs based on goat and cow milk respectively, La Capricieuse founders Alex and Nico set about making their crown jewel: a rich French cream liqueur. Using French cow milk from local producers, they created an alcohol base from French malt, then added natural hazelnut and vanilla aromas. Everything is locally sourced, making this a uniquely French product. The end result is rich, creamy, and deeply decadent.
Bring on the smoke
For lovers of peated whiskies, La Capricieuse Vanille & Noisette is also available in Tourbée form. In this case, the alcohol base of the liqueur is created from a lightly peated local malt, adding a depth and complexity to the flavour palate. Although the vanilla and hazelnut flavours are still the stars of the show, the slightly smoky undertones of the malt provide an exciting earthy contrast. This version is innovative and unusual, adding a new twist to the classic cream liqueur.
The Brains Behind It
A local duo of craft spirit lovers
Alexandre Rizzotto and Nicolas Guilloteau are two friends who hail from the old region of Berry in central France. Having already co-created his own vodka, Alexandre wanted to create a spirit that would pay homage to his hometown using the iconic ingredient of his region - goat milk. He soon teamed up with his friend Nicolas and a team of local farmers to start producing this elixir. Thanks to the support of their community they began concocting original cream liqueurs and launched La Capricieuse in 2016.More on the Brand